Cincinnati 3, Milwaukee 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, October 3, 2010 1:10 PM
Location - Great American Ball Park
Temperature - 51°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike DiMuro, First Base - Sam Holbrook, Second Base - Bill Welke, Third Base - Tim Welke,
Attendance - 37582

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Milwaukee 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Cincinnati 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 77-85 40-41 37-44 L2
Cincinnati 91-71 49-32 42-39 W2

Recap

Jay Bruce hit a home run in the fourth inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Bruce snapped a 2-2 tie with a shot to deep center, his 25th of the season, off of Milwaukee starter Randy Wolf. Bruce hit two home runs in Cincinnati's 7-4 victory on Saturday and finishes with a new career high.

The Reds finished the season at 91-71 and are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 1995. It was also the first time Cincinnati had won 90 or more games in a season since 1999.

Aaron Harang started for Cincinnati and pitched just two innings, allowing two runs and three hits with a pair of walks and three strikeouts. Cincinnati used seven pitchers in all Sunday with Matt Maloney (2-2) picking up the win after allowing two hits in three innings of relief.

Francisco Cordero worked around a hit in the ninth for his 40th save of the season.

Cincinnati took a 2-0 lead in the first on an RBI double by Joey Votto and an RBI single by Jonny Gomes. Corey hart had a two-run double in the third for the Brewers to tie the game.

Wolf (13-12) allowed three runs and nine hits in seven innings.
 

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Milwaukee   Cincinnati
Randy Wolf Player Aaron Harang
Loss W/L No Decision
7.0 IP 2.0
3 Strikeouts 3
9 Hits 3
3.86 ERA 9.00
Hitting
Milwaukee   Cincinnati
Corey Hart Player Jay Bruce
3 Hits 2
2 RBI 1
0 HR 1
4 TB 5
.600 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Milwaukee 7 0 8 .226 17 9 2 6 2 0
Cincinnati 10 1 15 .303 14 4 3 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Cincinnati will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Reds have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .577 after a loss.
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